LEIC-706975: Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-706975

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (364-378). Reverse type GLORIA ROMANORVM; emperor dragging a captive. The object is in fair condition, is 2mm thick, 18mm in diameter and weighs 2.48g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 364
Date to: AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.48 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th October 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Czechowicz

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 241

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [VALENTINI]ANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor going right, head facing left, dragging captive by the hair and holding standard.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMAN]ORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Wymeswold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6424
Four figure Latitude: 52.809759
Four figure longitude: -1.051973
1:25K map: SK6424
1:10K map: SK62SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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